We are looking for motivated passionate and experienced midwives to join our team at Dudley to take on the role of Lead midwife for maternity inpatients. The successful candidate will take responsible for the safe daily leadership of the Maternity inpatient setting, being allocated either labour ward, or the maternity ward. They will be responsible for the smooth and effective running of the shift as well as providing effective leadership to all staff. They will respond appropriately to emergencies and escalate concerns as required. They will have excellent communication skills, and be a team player with a focus on safety and great patient experience.
The post holder will be responsible for the daily management of the Maternity Unit, organising the service activities, resources, staff team and capacity. The post holder will be responsible for the line management of an allocated and defined caseload of staff. They will be expected to support the Matron and deputy matron in developing and monitoring services and the quality of care experienced by women and their families as well as maintenance of a safe and secure environment.
At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of “excellent health care, improved health for all”. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.
We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.
The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust recognises the values and transferable skills that the Armed Forces community bring and recognise their compatibility with NHS roles.
We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible.
Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Katie Philpott Matron for Maternity
firstname.lastname@example.org 01384 456111 ext. 1590
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